Windeck

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Windeck
Coat of arms of Windeck
Coat of arms
Windeck is located in Germany
Windeck
Windeck
Location of Windeck within Rhein-Sieg-Kreis district
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Coordinates: 50°48′00″N 7°34′00″E / 50.80000°N 7.56667°E / 50.80000; 7.56667Coordinates: 50°48′00″N 7°34′00″E / 50.80000°N 7.56667°E / 50.80000; 7.56667
Country Germany
State North Rhine-Westphalia
Admin. region Köln
District Rhein-Sieg-Kreis
Government
 • Mayor Hans-Christian Lehmann (SPD)
Area
 • Total 107.26 km2 (41.41 sq mi)
Elevation 143 m (469 ft)
Population (2016-12-31)[1]
 • Total 18,842
 • Density 180/km2 (450/sq mi)
Time zone CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2)
Postal codes 51570
Dialling codes 02292
Vehicle registration SU
Website www.windeck-bewegt.de

Windeck is a municipality in the Rhein-Sieg district, in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It is situated on the river Sieg, approx. 35 km east of Bonn and 35 km west of Siegen. Many think the municipality is named after the ruined castle of Windeck but in fact the first place to hold the name was the village of Windeck which is now called "Old Windeck". Around that village other villages were founded and so Windeck now has about 20,000 inhabitants.

Town division[edit]

Windeck has many districts, in alphabetic order: Alsen, Altenherfen, Altwindeck, Au, Bellingen, Dattenfeld, Distelshausen, Dreisel, Ehrenhausen, Eich, Eulenbruch, Geilhausen, Gerressen, Gierzhagen, Gutmannseichen, Hahnenbach, Halscheid, Hau, Helpenstell, Herchen, Herchen Bahnhof, Himmeroth, Hönrath, Hoppengarten, Hurst, Imhausen, Irsen, Kaltbachmühle, Kocherscheid, Kohlberg, Kuchhausen, Langenberg, Leidhecke, Leuscheid, Locksiefen, Löh, Lüttershausen, Mauel, Mauelermühle, Mittel, Neuenhof, Öttershagen, Ohmbach, Ommeroth, Opperzau, Perseifen, Rieferath, Ringenstellen, Rossel, Röcklingen, Röhrigshof, Rommen, Rosbach, Roth bei Rossel, Saal, Sangerhof, Schabernack, Schladern, Sommerhof, Stromberg, Unkelmühle, Werfen, Werfermühle, Wiedenhof, Wilberhofen, Wilhelmshöhe.

Personalities associated with the town[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Amtliche Bevölkerungszahlen" (in German). Landesbetrieb Information und Technik NRW. Retrieved 2018-02-24.